# The area of the triangle shown in the figure, ### Precalculus: Mathematics for Calcu...

6th Edition
Stewart + 5 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780840068071 ### Precalculus: Mathematics for Calcu...

6th Edition
Stewart + 5 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780840068071

#### Solutions

Chapter 1.8, Problem 38E
To determine

## To calculate: The area of the triangle shown in the figure, Expert Solution

The area of the triangle is 9 sq. units .

### Explanation of Solution

Given information:

The figure, Formula used:

Area of a triangle is half into the product of its base and height. So, if b is the base and h is its height, area of triangle is calculated as,

A=12bh

Calculation:

Consider the given figure, In the above figure, it is observed that the base of triangle is measured as 6 units and its height is 3 units.

Recall that the area of a triangle is half into the product of its base and height. So, if b is the base and h is its height, area of triangle is calculated as,

A=12bh

Apply it,

A=12bh=1263=1218=9 sq. units

Thus, area of the triangle is 9 sq. units .

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